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The Daily Dispatch: November 13, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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place, some 12 miles from Pikesville, on John's Creek. Here the enemy were endeavoring to make their way into the rear of Col. Williams, in order to cut off his supplies, and the artillery supposed to be on its way to Col. W. Our force here numbered some 200, under command of Capt. H. Harris. The enemy numbered some 1,500 or 2,000. We were repulsed, with the loss of some 2 or 3. The Captain reports the enemy's loss at from 10 to 12--among the number the vile traitor of that county, Aaron Fulkerson. A sharp skirmish was also had on the same day at the month of Cole, some 4 or 5 miles below, where Captain Harris attacked the party referred to. Our force all fell back to Pikesville, and early on Saturday morning took up their line of march for the Pound Gap in Wise county, Virginia, some sixty miles from Abingdon, leaving the main road from this place to the State line open to the enemy. Since their occupation of Pikesville, they (2,000) have advanced to within two and a half
number of the men being absent on detached service and the very inclement weather. The 23d, with a portion of Shumaker's and Anderson's Batteries, gave the following vote: Davis and Stephens, 164. Congressional Districts--3d District, Lyons, 7; MacFarlane, 3; Tyler, 1. 4th District, Pryor, 18. 5th District, Bocock, 36; T. F. Goode, 12. 6th District, John Goode, 4; Treadway, 3. 7th District, Holcombe, 4; Leake, 1. 8th District, Dejarnette, 35; Morton, 22. The 37th Regiment, (Colonel Fulkerson,) gave 300 votes for Davis and Stephens, and in the 13th Congressional District, gave Walter Preston 219; F. McMullin, 81. The 44th regiment (Col. Wm. C. Scott) gave 183 votes for Davis and Stephens. Holcombe received 59 and Leake 11 votes in the 7th Congressional District; in the 4th District, Pryor received 71; Bocock 71, and T. F. Goode I vote for the 5th District; in the 3d District, Lyons received 8, MacFarlane 1, and Tyler 4 votes; 8th District, Dejarnette 4, Morton 3. In